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Turn-About Ranch Residential Treatment Center for Troubled Teens Featured on Dr. Phil

On a show titled “Troubled Teens: Update” that aired on September 27, 2010, Dr. Phil followed two troubled teenage girls as they began to get their lives back on track at Turn-About Ranch adolescent treatment center in Utah.

Escalante, Utah (PRWEB) October 7, 2010 – On September 27, 2010, Dr. Phil provided his viewers with an update on two troubled teenage girls who were out of control in every way. One girl had been placed under house arrest, while the other threw fits when she wasn’t able to manipulate her parents into giving her what she wanted. Both teens were rebellious and disrespectful, and both admitted that they had experimented with drugs and alcohol.

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How Residential Programs Can Help Prevent Bullying

Bullying remains a prevalent problem in schools throughout the United States today, with a few recent cases resulting in the suicides of students who had been bullied or otherwise harassed by peers.

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Turn-About Ranch Featured on Dr. Phil

On a show that aired September 27, 2010, Dr. Phil followed two troubled teenage girls as they began to get their lives back on track at Turn-About Ranch. After three months at the ranch, the girls had made significant progress emotionally and behaviorally, and developed important life skills such as accountability, gratitude and a strong work ethic.

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Turn-About Ranch Helps Struggling Teens Become Successful Students
By Hugh C. McBride

Like an eternally optimistic fan of an underachieving sports team, “wait ’til next year!” has become your mantra regarding your teen’s continued frustrations in school.

Next year, he’ll start applying himself.

Next year, she’ll get teachers who understand her better.

Next year, you won’t have all those arguments at home, get all those phone calls from the school, spend all those sleepless nights wondering when things are finally going to get better.

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Leader of the Pack: Transforming Underachieving Teens into Leaders
By Meghan Vivo

Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child. But if your child has fallen in with the wrong crowd and is growing into a rebellious, angry teen, you may have given up on a lot of those visions for their future.

Before you lose all faith, know that there are options, advise the experts at Turn-About Ranch, a residential treatment center for teens on a real horse and cattle ranch in southern Utah. With guidance and support, struggling teens can stop following the crowd and become leaders of their own lives.

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The Gift of Gratitude: Helping Teens Learn the Difference Between Needs and Wants
By Meghan Vivo

Sitting on the ground in a six-foot circle outlined by rocks, a rebellious 16-year-old stares at a sign that reads, “If you own it, you can change it.” From early in the morning until late in the evening, the young man’s only assignment is to think about who he is and how he has arrived at this point.

This experience, called “impact circle,” is how adolescents struggling with defiance, depression, low self-esteem, mood disorders, and other emotional and psychological issues spend their first few days at Turn-About Ranch, an adolescent residential treatment center on a real, working ranch in southern Utah.

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